The Cookie Jar: Hazelnut Chocolate Truffles

It’s almost Christmas! With lots of parties, lunches with friends and charities to attend, I like to have something sweet I can take at a moments notice. I’m not a big baker like Linda, but I do love chocolate, so I make lots of Chocolate Truffles! Not only do I love them, but so does everyone else so, let’s add these to The Cookie Jar!! Continue reading

Green Beans with Pistachio Gremolata

If you’ve never tried Gremolata before you really should.  Gremolata is a garnish that combines chopped parsley, garlic, and lemon zest. Many times pine nuts are added to pump up the flavor but I decided to use pistachios instead. Sprinkled on top of fresh green beans it’s really, really good. This is a great side dish to serve with meat or fish. I served this alongside my recent Salmon & Cherry Tomato dish. Let me know if you like it too… Continue reading